Venice 2019: About Endlessness review

★★★★☆ Only Roy Andersson would call a 76-minute film About Endlessness. It is of a piece with his droll Swedish wit, a universe drawn with fastidious precision and painted in a palette of greys, drab greens, beiges and browns. Made up of a series of related but not necessarily connected Continue Reading

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Venice 2019: The King review

★★★☆☆ The story of Henry V gets a revisionist, Netflix-backed interpretation from Animal Kingdom director David Michôd as a floppy-haired Timothée Chalamet goes boldly into the breach once more in Venice out-of-competition offering The King. “All hail the king,” proclaim the posters dotted around the Lido for Michôd’s latest. It’s Continue Reading